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Long-Arm Quarterback

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  80 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Twelve-year-old Cap Wadell wants to play on a real football team, but his middle school in a small Texas town does not have enough players--until his grandfather revives interest in the game of six-man football.
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by Turtleback Books
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Tyler Hackleman
Aug 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In the book the main character cap loves football but he has never got to play because his school is too small for an actual football team.But his grandpa tells him about how he used to play six man football.His grandpa would be happy to help cap establish a club with the school.They start a league and on the team they have a competition for quarterback Cap and Jimmy Cash.Jimmy Cash's grandpa is one of the coaches for their team and Caps grandpa is to and they aren't friends.But because of them ...more
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I really enjoyed this book because it showed that you have to work as a team to win games. This book went over how important it is to be friends with each other, so you can work together. It's very interesting how Cap's grandpa showed Sable that he isn't the head coach of the team.

Cap and his friends were at his grandpa's house, and they all wanted to play real football but knew they wouldn't be able to because there town was so small that they didn't have enoug
Cap Wadell lives in a very small town. Cap loves football. Cap and his grandpa are very close. When Cap tells his grandpa about how they can't have a football team at school, his grandpa has an idea. His grandpa becomes a coach for a six person football team. Jimmy Cash is competing against Cap for the starting quarterback spot. Things start to take a turn when an old football feud arises.
Cap gets frustrated easily. He is good at football. He has a bit of a temper.
Jimmy is a running back.
Oct 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i recommend this book if you live in a small town and really like footbal its a good book. it was good i like it when u had to speed up your reading because of the football games its really a good sports book for kids and teenagers i like that it was a chapter book cause if it waas not then this book whould not have made it so far i really do recommed that u read it
Nolan Habodasz
May 01, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
i gave this book a 4 out of 5 stars because in the beginning of the book it was a little confusing because it got right into the action before it said the characters name.there is a boy named cap who wanted to play football but they didn't have enough players to play 11 on 11 so they got together with other schools to have a 6 on 6 football team.After all that happened cap wanted to be a quartback but he had to earn it because there was a kid named jimmy who was good too.
10~11 Madison Markwood
Hut,this book would be a great book for anyone to read not just guys.It will show you that you can do anything you want if you try.
Riley Hager
I liked this book the first time i read it but the second time i read it i didnt really like it. It is kind of a stupid pointless book.
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